An Austronesian ethnic group with about 2,500 members who maintain a nomadic, sea-based culture,
living on sea, shores, and islands of southeast Asia; from the Mergui archipelago in Burma, to the Sula Sea in the Phillipines, as well as the coasts of Malaysia and Indonesia; with the majority living around southern Burma and southern Thailand.
This song is a lament for the devastation caused by the tsunami of 2004.
recorded in Bangkok, Thailand
at the Thailand Cultural Center